This week we will be reporting on statistics from the 02.05.2018 and ending the 08.05.2018.

34 incidents were reported to Atlas Security in the past week. 21 of them were positive burglaries, 5 attempted burglaries, 4 armed robberies and 4 house robberies.

The most reported incidents happened on a Sunday morning between 02:00 – 06:00.

The highest trending items that have been stolen are:
• Plasma TV’s
• Cash
• Laptops
• Tools

The burglar’s most trending entry points have been:
• Windows
• Roof
• Garage doors

The hotspots for the week:
• Newton Park
• Lorraine

This week, commercial properties suffered 57% of the positive incidents.

8 of our positive burglaries had no loss on site. No entry was gained at 5 of these incidents.

This week 2 arrests were reported. We would like to thank the K9 unit, SAPS and Metro for all their assistance.

During the past week, a lot of theft out of motor vehicles had been reported – we encourage those who are able to park behind locked gates or in a garage to do so. If not, please make sure your vehicle is parked in a well-lit area and you have the necessary precautionary devices in place.

House robberies are very serious and very close to home for all of us here at Atlas Security. We ask that all subscribers please make sure your alarms are in good working order, that you have sufficient cover and that you stay vigilant. We also encourage those who have family or friends who do not have an alarm at home to contact us for more information.

We do free risk assessments for all subscribers, contact us today to book yours: 0861 585 585 or alternatively email us: info@atlas24.co.za.